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Author Weiss, Virginia.

Title The 53rd card : a dark tale about finding light / Virginia Weiss.

Publication Info. Edina MN : Beaver's Pond Press, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Fiction - WOLY-11  FICTION WEISS    AVAILABLE
Description 501 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "Agoraphobic Emma Addison is afraid of any place too far from home, afraid of outside. But when one Christmas Eve she inadvertently summons the devil, she opens a door that will not close. Emma dismisses her unbidden guest, though not before relinquishing a cherished stone carving of Kuan Yin - an unwitting concession that bestows on her an unusual power. This power isn't much - not by diabolic standards - just a taste of something more. But it's plenty enough to spark a craving for the devil's tantalizing promise of more. And now Emma has some disquieting choices to make. Because if the devil is real, doesn't that mean God is too? But if God is real, then why is the world such a mess and so desperately wanting the attention of the very power in her hands? Meanwhile, a door hangs open, an unmendable portal through which the devil will step again and again, through which a host of divine beings will follow, all with an agenda of their own. And impelled to the remotest regions of faith and doubt, Emma discovers a place beyond both - a place the reader might recognize as home"--Back cover.
Awards IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Award, 2018
Subject Religion -- Fiction.
God -- Fiction.
Devil -- Fiction.
Devil. (OCoLC)fst00891974
God. (OCoLC)fst00944037
Religion. (OCoLC)fst01093763
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726607
Fantasy fiction.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Novels. (OCoLC)fst01921742
Added Title Fifty-third card
ISBN 1592988156

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